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Bottom mount frig has ice covering vent in freezer and temp is up to 49 in frig and 14 in freezer? I took ice off vent in freezer but it seems to be frosting up again.

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It seems your temperature thermostat went out, it turns on the heater to defrost the freezer every couple of months. If your handy, all you need is the model # and go buy the part at an appliance part store and ask them were the part is located.

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